In this era of technology everyone wants hassle free processes to get required thing on a single click. Even Indian Government is heading towards promoting online processes for getting all required document without waiting in queues. As we all know that PAN Card (Permanent Account Number) has become an important document for every economic affair which includes banking, real estate and other financial transactions. PAN card is also used as an identity card.
Earlier the process to apply for a PAN card was hectic and time taking but nowadays It is very easy to get a PAN card. Because the Income Tax department has now started issuing PAN cards in electronic form like Aadhar. These PAN cards are available to you within 48 hours after filing your online application submission.
The process to apply for a PAN card electronically, you first have to apply for PAN card through website of Income Tax Department or this URL https://www.onlineservices.nsdl.com/paam/endUserRegisterContact.html to apply. As you enter this URL an online application form will appear where you have to fill all the necessary information related to you required for issuance of a PAN card.
The charges are very nominal for applying PAN card. For Indian communication address a applicant have to pay Rs. 93 (Excluding GST) and Rs. 864 for foreign communication address. You can make online payment through credit/debit card, net-banking. Once the application and payment is accepted, the applicant is required to send the supporting documents through courier/post to NSDL/UTITSL.
It is quite noticeable that some documents are required in electronic form or in soft copies for applying for a PAN card online. This includes separate proof of your identity and address, birth certificate and passport size photograph in white background etc.
Most important thing while applying online for a PAN card that you must have an email ID and mobile number to get confirmation and validation form IT department. As you are applying online so digital signature are also required which always prints in front side of PAN card. Once you Fill out all these information and upload the online form you will get an acknowledgment number for future reference and to track your application. It is notable that PAN card can be issued in the name of any individual, HUF (Hindu Undivided Family) and company.
So process is quite simple but you must have an email ID and mobile number in order to apply for PAN card in electronic form. At the same time, two passport size photographs of white background will also be required. Also the documents will be required for proof of birth date, identity and address. With the help of all these documents, you can easily get a pan card within 48 hours after applying from home.